str more precise in 3 as 2.7

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 13:55:27 CEST 2015


On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 9:24 PM, Cecil Westerhof <Cecil at decebal.nl> wrote:
> I am trying to make my modules also work under Python 3. I found that
> str is more precise in Python 3. The expression:
>     str(134 / 6.0)
> gives in 2.7.8:
>     '22.3333333333'
> and in 3.4.1:
>     '22.333333333333332'
>
> Was not very hard to solve:
>     if python_version == 3:
>         output06[5] = '22.333333333333332'
>         output10[5] = '23.333333333333332'
>         output10[8] = '24.77777777777778'

Try using repr() instead of str() - it might be more useful to you.

ChrisA



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